MY MUSICAL JOURNEY...
So who is Tiffanie Cross?
San Diego native and artist, Tiffanie Cross (also known as MsCross), has had a love for music from birth. Singing in various children’s, young adult and adult choirs. She acquired her first professional singing opportunity at the age of 16 from fellow San Diego native, Tonex (now known as B.Slade); performing for his live DVD recording, Out The Box, at the Civic Center in 2003. After graduating from the University of San Diego, with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Communications in 2008, Tiffanie decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue a career in music entertainment in 2011.
Just a short few months after moving, Tiffanie auditioned and landed an opportunity to record background vocals with, Nikki Minaj, for the 2011 Femme Fatal Tour with, Britney Spears. Since then, Tiffanie has worked with various popular artists and prominent musical directors; including, but not limited to:
Janelle Monae (BET Awards 2016), VH1 Hip Hop Honors (Nisan Stewart house band singer 2017), Father John Misty (background vocals 2017), Blackish (Juneteenth Episode 2017), Walt Disney Company (Festival of Holidays 2017), Beyonce (Coachella 2018), H.E.R. (BET Awards 2019), Kirk Franklin (BET Awards 2019), NBC The Voice (background vocals 2019), Netflix, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (David E. Talbert, 2019), Kanye West (Coachella 2019; member of the Sunday Service choir since its inception in January 2019), Robin Thicke (background vocals for album, On Earth, and in Heaven, 2020), Yolanda Adams (Grammy Tribute Show, 2021), Elton John & Stevie Wonder (background vocals, 2021), Lil Baby & Kirk Franklin (BET Awards 2021), Jackson Browne (2021 U.S. Tour with James Taylor).
Along with working for local and major artists, Tiffanie produces and writes her own music; telling stories about living an authentic life, and hopes it will help others do the same. In February 2018, Tiffanie released her debut single and music video entitled, Simple Love, on YouTube and all digital streaming platforms. After starting MsCross Entertainment Inc, Tiffanie released another single entitled, My Side of Town, in 2020, after losing her mother to breast cancer July 2018. Prior to her mother's passing, Tiffanie promised her mother that she would continue pursuing her purpose and S I N G; which is a titled track from her debut EP, A F F I R M; released January 2021. With that promise kept, Tiffanie continues stepping into her authentic purpose, power and drive to help others step into their’s. It's just the beginning!